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Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in March

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Media contact: Karen Parker, 386-754-1294

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in eight counties in March. (List follows).

Students who have taken the online course and wish to complete the classroom portion must bring the online-completion report with them.

All firearms, ammunition and materials are provided free of charge. Students should bring a pen or pencil and paper. An adult must accompany children younger than 16 at all times.

Anyone born on or after June 1, 1975, must pass an approved hunter safety course and have a hunting license to hunt alone (unsupervised). The FWC course satisfies hunter-safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

The dates and times are:

Alachua
March 11 (8 a.m. until complete) Gainesville 

Baker
March 11 (8 a.m. until noon) Macclenny and (1 p.m. until complete) Lake City 

Citrus
March 4 (9 a.m. until complete) Lecanto 

Clay
March 7 (6 to 9 p.m.) Keystone Heights and March 11 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham 
March 23 (6 to 9 p.m.) Middleburg and March 25 (8 a.m. until complete) Graham 

Columbia
March 2 (6 to 9 p.m.) and March 4 (8:30 a.m. until complete) Lake City 

Duval
March 23 (6 to 9 p.m.) and March 25 (8:30 a.m. until complete) Jacksonville

Nassau
March 3 (6 to 9 p.m.) and March 4 (8 to 11 a.m.) Yulee 

Union
March 2 (6 to 9 p.m.) Worthington Springs and March 4 (11 a.m. until complete) Gainesville

The specific locations for these classes will be given to those who register in advance. Those interested in attending a course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/HunterSafety or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Lake City at 386-758-0525.



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